Looking for that added touch of luxury and pampering during your next trip to the French Alps? Then look no further! We have pulled together all of our favourite destinations offering the best spa experiences to inspire you below...
QC Therme Spa
This brand new spa opened in August 2018 is a great new addition in the heart of Chamonix! Open all year round and late into the evenings, this huge well-being centre (3000m2) is set in a picturesque location near the sports centre, and has an infinity pool overlooking the adjacent lake and offering exceptional views across the peaks of Mont Blanc and the Bossons Glacier!
Day admission is 48€ Mon-Fri and 54€ on weekends and bank holidays. There are also reduced rates during the evenings for entry after 17:30. The spa also offers an array of different treatments and massages, which can be personalised for your individual needs.
Stay in the 4* Luxury Cristal de Jade
These recently built luxurious self-catered apartments are just 200m from the centre of Chamonix, meaning only a brief stroll to the QC Terme Spa! Facilities include a lovely lounge area with free WiFi, children's area, underground garage (1 free space per apartment), and free access to its own private indoor pool and wellness area.
7 nights self-catered in a 2 bedroom apartment is £379pp* including return Eurotunnel with free upgrade to FlexiPlus on most dates.
*Price based on 7 nights, 5 people sharing a 2 bedroom apartment (sleeps up to 6) on an self-catering basis arriving 06/04/19. Subject to availability, T&Cs apply.
Les Grands Bains
Situated at an ancient site, Les Grands Bains in Monêtier-les-Bains (one of the villages that makes up Serre Chevalier, in the Oisans region) uses traditional Roman bath features such as frigidarium, tepidarium and caldarium. The naturally filtered mineral water sourced from the nearby springs is well-known for its benefits for the skin as well as joint aches and pains. This beautiful spa has plenty to offer, with 3 different saunas, 2 hammams, jacuzzi, and indoor and outdoor heated pools.
Standard entry to the spa is 30.50€ for a full day during peak season, there are also discounted rates for children and family passes, as well as reduced rates during mid and low season. various treatments are also available to book and visitors can also take advantage of the natural products in the spa shop or complete the experience with a meal at the restaurant.
Stay in the Hameau du Rocher Blanc
Serre Chevalier is made up of four core villages all linked by 250km of piste. The resort is located in a sunny, south-facing valley at the foot of the most beautiful peaks in the Ecrins National Park. Le Hameau du Rocher Blanc in the village of Chantemerle is a 4* residence in a prime position close to the slopes and lifts. Facilities include an indoor pool and wellness area.
7 nights all-inclusive from £208pp* including return Eurotunnel crossing with free upgrade to FlexiPlus on most dates.
*Price based on 5 people sharing a 2 bedroom apartment (sleeps up to 6) for 7 nights low season 2019/20. Subject to availability, T&Cs apply.
Les Bains du Mont Blanc
Les Bains du Mont Blanc can be found in a beautiful building in the scenic surroundings of the 10 acre Le Parc Thermal in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in the Mont Blanc & Chamonix Valley. The naturally occurring thermal waters found in the area are used in the spas many pools and baths, as well as in the medical therapies also offered here. This recently renovated well-being centre was originally founded over 200 years ago! With indoor and outdoor pools and baths, you will be able to admire the beautiful natural scenery whilst completely immersed in the naturally heated thermal water.
Standard entry to the spa is 39€ and this includes access to all of the baths and pools, the hammam and sauna. To take full advantage of the spas benefits, treatments such as massages are also available to book. The spa also offers special visits for families with young children on Saturday and Sunday mornings, and there are also late evening experiences on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the season.
Stay at the stunning Hotel Armancette in nearby St Nicolas de Véroce
This prestigious hotel is in a wonderfully peaceful location in the heart of the authentic, traditional alpine village resort of St Nicolas de Véroce, which is lift-linked to St Gervais and Megève. The hotel is the last word in understated luxury and also boasts its own spa.
The hotel is available on a half-board basis and has double rooms as well as a choice of family rooms and suites. Call us for prices.
Le Grand Spa Thermal
Home to the largest spa in the French Alps, Le Grand Spa Thermal found in the centre of Brides-les-Bains in Les 3 Vallées is well-known for its slimming treatments, (some of them using the Brides thermal spring water) including body wraps and sculpting massages. The 2018/19 season also sees the addition of a new pool section, with just under 2000ft2 of added space. Facilities include an aquagym, relaxation area with hammam and steam bath, and treatments rooms.
Standard entry to the spa is 30€, and a wellbeing spa experience package which includes entry, jet shower, and a seaweed wrap is 70€. A la carte treatments, using the French skincare brand Sothys, are also available so you can tailor your visit to your own desires.
Stay in the 4* Grand Hotel des Thermes
Located in the heart of the Brides-les-Bains, this hotel is the most prestigious in the town. The Grand Hotel des Thermes was originally built in 1870 and was recently fully renovated. This hotel is perfectly situated right next to the Grand Spa Thermal, less than a 2 minute walk! Other facilities include access to the hotel's own spa and wellness facilities (payable), underground parking (payable), and "the Big Bear" bar.
7 nights half-board in a classic double room from £584pp* including return Eurotunnel crossing with free upgrade to FlexiPlus on most dates!